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Capone's Restaurant

Not Rated.
Capone's RestaurantCapone's Restaurant
BA SCORE
98
world-class

265 Ratings
Ratings: 265
Reviews: 223
rAvg: 4.54
pDev: 7.71%
Taps: 28
Bottles: 500
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Bar, Eatery, Store ]

224 W Germantown Pike
Norristown, Pennsylvania, 19401-1332
United States
phone: (610) 279-4748

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap 

Notes:
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(Place added by: maek228 on 04-05-2005)
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Reviews by pburland23:
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4.58/5  rDev +0.9%

My wife told me I needed to head out of the house for a few hours today so she could wrap my Christmas gifts. I took this as an open invitation to drive up to Capone's.

The restaurant didn't open until 2:00 pm today (they appeared to be doing some renovation work at the restaurant) so my review is strictly of the bottle shop.

Capone's Bottle shop is small, but crammed from floor to ceiling with great beer. There's almost a Dickensian Old Curiosity Shop quality to the room which is thoroughly charming.

I was the only person in the shop at that time, so I had plenty of room to browse. Matt was friendly and helpful. He asked if there was anything in particular I was looking for and just chatted beer as I shopped.

The selection is fantastic. There were many beers I had not seen at other bottle shops in the Philadelphia area (Nogne O, Mikkeller, a full selection of AleSmith products and an impressive lineup of Belgians). I ended up with a nice haul consisting of AleSmith Speedway Stout, Stone 2009 Russian Imperial Stout, Stone Old Guardian, and Founders Backwoods Bastard. I thought the prices were reasonable and I'm always fine with paying good money for good beer.

All in all, Capone's is a great bottle shop for us beer geeks in the Philadelphia area. I look forward to going back again and again.

pburland23, Dec 19, 2010
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Capone's Restaurant in Norristown, PA
98 out of 100 based on 265 ratings.